Western, winchester and olin box date codes (please send additions, comments and corrections to [email protected]) on the iaa forum, d'artagnan has done some excellent research on olin codes dating back to 2000. To obtain date of manufacture on a model 70 made after 1992 please contact the winchester customer service department at 800-333-3288 in the event of alteration or the serial number being expunged, the batf needs to be advised. To the maximum extent possible, the dates of manufacture shown were obtained from the original winchester factory polishing room serialization records otherwise estimates were made using multiple sources of information (eg george madis, ned schwing, etc), in which case the data was extrapolated to the best of our ability. The model 70 was produced from 1935 until winchester closed their connecticut factory in 2006, with approximately 700,000 model 70 guns sold prior to 1964 this self-appraisal course deals with all model 70 winchester rifles, but focuses on the pre-64 winchesters, or those guns produced prior to 1964.
Winchester made 3 different style bolts for the winchester model 70 push feed, the control round feed, and the control round push feed each of these bolt use different parts, so it is important to understand which bolt you have in your rifle. Serial number winchester model 70 30 06 bolt action rifle serial number for dating winchester serial number for dating winchester model 70 30 06 bolt action rifle g1212174 show more show less i have a winchester model 70 30 gov't 06, serial number 53678 i need to know the year made and value. My win mod 70 push feed is a very nice rifle, an xtr version i think (or it is just finished to that level) and is chambered in 22/250 the last model 70 made by winchester was s/n g1525323 in 1981.
Trouble dating a model 70 discussion in 'the powder keg' started by oregonminer, jan 9, 2008 jan 9, 2008 #1 oregonminer g&g newbie 5 0 i just recently picked up my first winchester rifle a model 70 classic sporter in 25-06, i actualy was searching around for a deal on a lite weight deer/varmit rifle in a short action but i ran into a. The model 71 winchester was the culmination of the large-frame leverguns produced by the famed old company introduced in 1936 it was an upgrade of the famous model 1886 designed to make manufacturing a bit easier with improvements to handle the new cartridge that was introduced with it, this was the last of the big-frame leverguns made by. I recently purchased a winchester model 70 used, classic stainless serial number g 62xxx would anyone know the year of manufacture i cannot seem to find out for sure. Eventually, the model 70 line would grow to accommodate 18 different cartridges including the 243 winchester, 300 savage, 308 winchester, 35 remington, and the 458 winchester magnum calibers, and additional chamberings were available as custom-order items.
Winchester's model 70 bolt-action rifle is without a doubt, one of the darlings of the american rifle shooter there are more than 2 million model 70s out there, and it is often a standard by which other rifles are judged. The scope was mounted with leupold scope mounts and is a tasco scope the barrel is stamped with winchester model 70-30-06 sprg made in new haven conn usa winchester proof steel on the left side on the right side is the serial number g1248274. The website oldgunsnet has a handy database for winchester arms including lever-action rifles such as model 1873, slide-action models such as the model 61, bolt action rifles such as the model 70, semi-automatics and shotguns. The year 1964 has come to be associated as much with the model 70 rifle as the winchester name itself comments by some shooters might lead one to believe that any model 70 made after that date is.
Can anyone tell me the year my winchester model 70 was madethe serial number is #g1676754 thanks in advance. In the spring of 1883, rights to the model 1878 single shot, (later called the model 1885), were purchased by tg bennett of winchester the browning shop had begun a partnership with winchester that would last the next 19 years. Dates of production by model for home: crufflercom presents dates of production by model for home. The winchester 1300 shotgun was first introduced in around 1981, when the us repeating arms company (usrac) took over production of the 'winchester' brand guns from the olin / winchester corporation model 9410 (2001) lever-action 410-bore shotgun (model 94 variant.
G prefix model 70 winchester question discussion in 'rifle country' started by dryhumor i sold a model 70 270 short mag last year serial g2493xxx, g and seven digits around g240xxxx this results in a lot of confusion, particularly among those who ignore the g prefix when looking up dates of manufacture i personally own a classic. Winchester ~ 70 ~ 270 win description: this is a pre-64 winchester model 70 rifle in 270 winchester the serial number dates to 1952 the 24 inch barrel is in very good condition with some wear at the muzzle and a scratch on the left side about an inch from the muzzle. All 'g' model winchesters were made by usrac, in new haven, ct the problem with usrac is they did not keep great records of their serial numbers.
I just reviewed the 'blue book of gun values', in the post-'64 section for win bolt actions, under 'model 70 featherweight (usra took over in 1981 these models made from 1981-1994), 'this model had an xtr suffix until 1989. The winchester model 70 rifle is one of the most famous and iconic american rifles of all time this model 70, chambered in 270, belongs to a field & stream reader and has been passed down from. Your model 70 rifle was manufactured by the us repeating arms company (usraco) after the gca (gun control act) of 1968 was enacted (in november of that year) which is why it does not show up on the winchester dom charts. Dating winchester model 70 serial number win 1897 for best-selling high-powered rifle is the barrel length is a serial numbers online not sure on the barrel length is on gb for a model 1897 was an improved shotgun, serial number.